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The Papers of Henry Clay: The Rising Statesman, 1797-1814, Volume 1

by Henry Clay

Availablecloth$100.00x 978-0-8131-0051-7
1060 pages  Pubdate: 12/31/1959   x   

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Henry Clay’s career spanned a half century of a great formative period in American history. The Papers of Henry Clay span the crucial first half of the nineteenth century in American history. Few men in his time were so intimately concerned with the formation of national policy, and few influenced so profoundly the growth of American political institutions.This compilation of ten volumes includes Clay’s letters, letters to Clay, his speeches, and other documents identified as his personal composition. Publication of this book was assisted by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.